Declophen 25 mg

Diclofenac Sodium 25 mg

Adult Dosing

Osteoarthritis

[delayed-release form]

Dose: 50 mg PO bid-tid; Max: 150 mg/day; Alt: 75 mg PO bid; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

[extended-release form]

Dose: 100 mg ER PO qd; Max: 100 mg/day ER; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; do not cut/crush/chew ER tab; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Rheumatoid arthritis

[delayed-release form]

Dose: 50 mg PO tid-qid; Max: 200 mg/day; Alt: 75 mg PO bid; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

[extended-release form]

Dose: 100 mg ER PO qd; Max: 200 mg/day ER; Info: may incr. to 100 mg ER bid; use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; do not cut/crush/chew ER tab; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Ankylosing spondylitis

[delayed-release form]

Dose: 25 mg PO qid; Info: may give additional 25 mg PO qhs; use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Renal dosing

advanced renal dz: avoid use or closely monitor renal fxn; HD/PD: no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]

hepatic impairment: decr. dose, amount not defined

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Declophen 25 mg only for the indication prescribed.